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Summer Conference Events

4 July 2019

Top-Shopped: Investigating Sir Philip Green

In this talk you will hear about the hard-hitting investigation the speaker co-authored for the Telegraph: uncovering the behaviour of businessman Sir Philip Green. You will hear how the investigation began and evolved, the role of whistleblowers, and about the injunction that almost shut it down.

5 July 2019

The Panama Papers: Screening + Q&A with Bastian Obermayer and Simon Bowers

The biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story. This documentary from Alex Winter charts the story of this huge cross-border collaboration, from first contact with the source to the coordinated international publication.

5 July 2019

Heineken in Africa

From hiring sex workers to sell their products to buttressing murderous regimes, what are Western multinationals really up to in Africa and how might we go about researching it?

4 July 2019

The Cornerman: A True Crime Investigation

This session reveals the rise and fall of one of Britain’s most elusive organised crime bosses whose whispered name terrified communities from London’s glitzy West End to the leafy West Country. Firmly on the police’s radar ever since his name was linked to two notorious and still unsolved gangland murders twenty years ago in London, the Cornerman used his connection with one of the capital’s most successful crime families to build a network extending along the M4 corridor to Bristol.